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Daily Pro Wrestling History (04/04): Hulk Hogan wins WWF title at WrestleMania IX



Des Moines, Iowa:

- Earl Wampler beat Ken Fenelon to capture the Iowa State Heavyweight Title 


St. Paul, Minnesota:

- AWA Tag Team Champions Larry Hennig & Harley Race beat Mighty Igor Vodik & Ivan Kalmikoff
- Crusher beat Bob Geigel 
- Billy Red Cloud beat Pampero Firpo 
- Reggie Parks beat Jack Pesek
- Rene Goulet beat Bob Boyer


Atlanta, Georgia:

- The Assassins (Jody Hamilton & Tom Renesto) defeated El Mongol & Louie Tillet in a tournament final to win the NWA Georgia Tag Team Titles


Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada:

- AWA Tag Team Champions Nick Bockwinkel & Ray Stevens beat The Crusher & Mad Dog Vachon in a no DQ match
- Billy Graham beat Red Bastien
- Billy Robinson beat Baron Von Raschke by dq 
- Superstar Billy Graham beat Red Bastien 
- Horst Hoffman beat Ken Patera
- Geoff Portz drew Greg Gagne 
- Ivan Putski beat Moose Morowski 


St. Louis, Missouri:

- NWA Champion Jack Brisco defeated Edouard Carpentier in 2 out of 3 falls 
- Terry Funk defeated Stan Stasiak
- Harley Race and Bobo Brazil went to a draw
- Ray Stevens defeated Red Lyons
- Big Bill Miller defeated Clem Turner
- Ted Oates defeated Gary Fulton
- Tommy Martin and Ronnie Etchison defeated Ed Wiskoski and Chuck O’Connor


Memphis, Tennessee: 

- The Moondogs defeated the Fabulous Ones to win the Southern Tag Team Titles 
- AWA Champion Nick Bockwinkel beat Jerry Lawler by dq
- Southern Champion Bill Dundee beat Terry Taylor
- The Galaxians beat Rock & Roll Express to keep their masks
- Mid American Champion Stagger Lee beat Plowboy Frazier in a mask & title vs $1000 challenge
- Bruise Brothers beat Dutch Mantel & Steve O
- Bobby Eaton and Ace of Spades went to a draw
- Duke Myers beat Bobby Fulton
- Carl Fergie beat Sonny King by dq


Spartanburg, South Carolina:

- Jack & Jerry Brisco defeated Wahoo McDaniel & Mark Youngblood for the NWA World Tag Team Titles


Memphis, Tennessee:

- AWA Champion Curt Hennig beat Jerry Lawler in a stretcher match
- Doug Gilbert & Gary Young beat Jeff Jarrett & Billy Travis
- AWA Tag Team Champions Badd Company (Pat Tanaka & Paul Diamond) beat Mighty Yankees
- Eddie Marlin beat Tommy Gilbert
- CWA Champion Maxx Payne beat Scott Steiner
- Don Bruise beat Scott Levy
- Brickhouse Brown beat Tom Brandi


East Rutherford, New Jersey:

- Owen Hart pinned El Cubano
- Ricky Morton pinned Black Angel (Jose Luis Rivera)
- Dustin Rhodes pinned Sgt. Buddy Lee Parker 
- Big Van Vader pinned Larry Zbyzsko 
- WCW US Champion Lex Luger defeated Nikita Koloff via disqualification 
- WCW TV Champion Arn Anderson & Barry Windham defeated Tracy Smothers & Steve Armstrong 
- Sid Vicious pinned Brian Pillman 
- Ron Simmons pinned Butch Reed 
- WCW World Champion Ric Flair pinned Sting in a steel cage match


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:

- Johnny B. Badd pinned Tracy Smothers
- Cactus Jack pinned the Junkyard Dog
- WCW US Tag Team Champions Greg Valentine & Terry Taylor defeated Tom Zenk & Marcus Alexander Bagwell 
- Nikita Koloff pinned Diamond Dallas Page
- Barry Windham & Dustin Rhodes defeated WCW TV Champion Steve Austin & Larry Zbyszko
- WCW Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson & Bobby Eaton fought Rick & Scott Steiner to a double countout
- WCW US Champion Rick Rude defeated Ricky Steamboat via disqualification
- WCW World Champion Sting pinned Big Van Vader


Wrestlemania IX | Las Vegas, Nevada:

- Yokozuna (with Mr. Fuji) pinned Bret Hart to win the WWF Championship
- Hulk Hogan pinned Yokozuna in an impromptu match to win the WWF Championship
- Tatanka (with Sherri Martel) defeated WWF Intercontinental champion Shawn Michaels (with Luna Vachon) by DQ
- The Steiner Brothers defeated The Headshrinkers 
- Doink the Clown pinned Crush
- Razor Ramon pinned Bob Backlund
- WWF Tag Team Champions Money, Inc. (Ted DiBiase & Irwin R. Schyster) defeated Hulk Hogan and Brutus Beefcake by DQ
- Lex Luger pinned Mr. Perfect
- The Undertaker defeated Giant Gonzales via DQ

Fleming-Neon, Kentucky:

- Tom Pritchard defeated Bobby Blaze
- Brian Lee pinned Kevin Sullivan
- SMW Heavyweight Champion Tracy Smothers pinned Dirty White Boy
- Ricky Morton & Tim Horner defeated Stan Lane & Bobby Eaton
- Tim Horner won a battle royal


Hurley, Virginia:

- Robert Gibson defeated D-Lo Brown
- Ricky Morton defeated Unabom via disqualification
- Buddy Landel defeated Boo Bradley
- New Jack & Mustafa defeated Dirty White Boy & Tracy Smothers

Hiroshima, Japan:

- Tatsumi Fujinami defeated Shinya Hashimoto for the IWGP Heavyweight Title 


Buffalo, New York:

- Rob Van Dam defeated Bam Bam Bigelow for the ECW World Television Title 

Tokyo, Japan:

- Tatsumi Fujinami defeated Kensuke Sasaki for the IWGP Heavyweight Title 


ROH Supercard of Honor | New Orleans, Louisiana:

- Roderick Strong defeated Cedric Alexander
- The Decade (Adam Page, B.J. Whitmer and Jimmy Jacobs) defeated Andrew Everett and Adrenaline Rush (ACH and TaDarius Thomas)
- R.D. Evans (with Veda Scott and Ramon) defeated Silas Young by dq
- Michael Bennett (with Maria Kanellis) defeated Mark Briscoe in a no dq match
- reDRagon (Bobby Fish and Kyle O'Reilly) defeated Hanson and Raymond Rowe and Forever Hooligans (Alex Koslov and Rocky Romero) to earn a Tag Team title shot
- Jay Lethal defeated Tommaso Ciampa in a 2-out-of-3 falls match for the ROH World Television Championship
- Michael Elgin defeated Kevin Steen to earn an IWGP World title match
- ROH World Champion Adam Cole defeated Jay Briscoe in Ladder War V

DGUSA Open the Freedom Gate | New Orleans, Louisiana:

- Ricochet defeated Johnny Gargano to win the Open The Freedom Gate Title
- Rich Swann defeated Biff Busick
- Trent Baretta defeated Low Ki
- Masato Tanaka beat Chris Hero
- Michael Elgin defeated Kevin Steen
- ROH Champion Adam Cole defeated Jay Briscoe in a Ladder War match


Wrestlemania 36 | Orlando, Florida (night one)

- Cesaro pinned Drew Gulak 
- Nikki Cross & Alexa Bliss beat Asuka & Kairi Sane 
- Elias pinned King Corbin 
- Raw Women's Champion Becky Lynch beat Shayna Baszler 
- I-C Champion Sami Zayn pinned Daniel Bryan
- John Morrison defeated Kofi Kingston and Jimmy Uso in a three-way ladder match to retain the SmackDown Tag Team titles
- Kevin Owens beat Seth Rollins via DQ and then pinned Seth Rollins in a no DQ match
- Braun Strowman pinned Bill Goldberg to win the Universal title 
- Undertaker beat A.J. Styles in a boneyard match